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Travel Blogs from Newcastle
... again felt a deep appreciation for where I was and what I was doing. There's nothing like an incredible sunset to make you feel alive. The next stop on my list was Coffs Harbour. I'd heard briefly about it before and a couple of people had told me not to bother going there. I seriously considered listening to them as my bus was due to leave Port Macquarie at one in the morning and arrive into Coffs Harbour at three. The bus journey alone was enough to put me off even though it was ...
... winery they get treats and "special" water. Pepper Tree also roasts their own single origin coffee and their bistro and coffee located on the winery is called Contango. I have included a picture of my coffee, just click on the picture for an explanation of what the name means, the finance types likely know. I thought it had a Spanish connotation, Not!
We experienced one of a pet sitters worst nightmare and that is losing the family pet, ugh! The good news he did ...
... I happened to be recording and one of the boys just decided to do a stunt for us. The Bogey Hole was constructed by order of a commandant for his personal use back in the days. I went in for a dip in the pool filled with algae and uneven bottoms, careful for my footing as it gets quite deep at certain parts. On our way back we passed by Newcastle Beach where they had a large outdoor swimming pool and made a mental note to go back there for a swim. We went further down to the ...
... 4 hours long and we arrived at 11pm and then had to find the IBIS . . all the hostels were packed out so we were pretty excited to have a hotel for 2 nights :) It was pretty far to the hotel, especially with all our stuff! So nice having air-con, TV and own bathroom!
... before we started to feel the effects of the wine. In fact I think we only managed three. To help lessen the effect of the wine we bought a cheese board to enjoy by one of the lakes within a farm, and several bottles which we saved to drink for Christmas.
Our last day in Newcastle was spent walking and swimming the beaches. The water is amazing here, no need for a wetsuit.
Pictures and hopefully an amazing video to follow!!
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